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de Havilland Aircraft Museum

Salisbury Hall, London Colney, St Albans AL2 1BU, England
+44 1727 826400
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Small museum

This is a small museum but has plenty to see. A lot to learn about the de Havilland role during the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wen4519
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Excellent little museum - don't expect Cosford!

This is a cracking little museum run by volunteers and enthusiasts. I've been a few times and I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chris m
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London, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Salisbury Hall, London Colney, St Albans AL2 1BU, England
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+44 1727 826400
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a small museum but has plenty to see. A lot to learn about the de Havilland role during the war in hangers, planes that you can enter and a small cafeteria for light refreshments. Not a massive place but enough to hold interest...More

Thank Wen4519
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cracking little museum run by volunteers and enthusiasts. I've been a few times and I have always found the 'staff' very engaging. There is a great pride about the place and a constant want to improve. Very nice Mosquitos and a quirky...More

Thank chris m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dedicated to the iconic Mosquito in particular, this little gem of a museaum contains a range of de Havilland aircraft. It is a working museum in the sense that there is constant aircraft restoration going on by volunteers which may make it look a little...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small but jammed packed museum, dedicated to DeHaviland Aircraft. Where else on earth could you see three DeHaviland Mosquitoes? One of them the only WW2 prototypes in existence. The museum has other examples of the DeHaviland family of aircraft from the Comet to the...More

Thank Mishthemodeller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A valiant effort to keep the heritage of British flight alive. Lots of history. However (and I know it’s all charity supported) it’s very tired and unfinished. I would say, one for the plane or history buff, or to kill an hour..... there are better...More

Thank stuartbeesley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of exhibits for the size. Staff were all helpful and had an interest in what was on show and the history thereof.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staffed by very frendly volunteers, this is a great place to spend a few hours. Lots of detailed historical facts but also lots of hands-on stuff popular with children. You can go inside several aircraft and there are lots of staff about to answer questions/tell...More

1  Thank MammyBaker B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with a friend of mine on Sunday 24 September 2017 on a very warm day, the last time we had been there was on a very rainy weekend over 10 years ago. Not a large museum but plenty to see, so many people...More

1  Thank Richarddays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a look especially if your nearby, if only to see the iconic prototype Mossie there are 2 other mosquitoes, plus numerous other artifacts to see. The staff seem very knowledgeable with a friendly manner, as befits this small but interesting venue.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Being interested in aircraft history, I thought this museum would be an interesting insight to a well known aircraft manufacturer, having built some of the most pioneering aircraft of the 40's 50's & 60's. Unfortunately it was a disappointment. Other than a couple of Mosquitoes...More

Thank Ross M
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Jill J
16 February 2016|
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Response from alannevillenz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, cannot remember. I thought there was an entrance fee but I may well be wrong. It may be on their web-site. Well worth it whatever it is.
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David T
26 August 2015|
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Response from Adrian C | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Roland W. I recall seeing a number of footpath / bridle-path signs on the verges of the nearby lanes.
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